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Clay Sculpture courses

Clay sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent ceramic artists all across the UK.

With an emphasis on independent working, the tutor takes a step back to allow experienced students freedom to develop ideas fully. This course is suitable for those who have a Foundation Arts degree or with an established artistic practice, who wish to reinvigorate and develop their creative approaches, skills and ideas within a supportive peer group. This course can be paid in instalments Who is this course for This course is for students who have...
This is for people with some experience who would really like to work to a set program/project to accomplish a body of work. We will start with coffee and discussion of what you would like to make. We will break for lunch at 1pm, which we will provide. Then the afternoon will be spent finalising your work ready for bisque firing. The cost of the session includes returning to glaze and decorate whatever you have...
Staffordshire - Next course on 27th November 2019
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Please click BOOK ONLINE to be redirected to our Eventbrite booking page which contains full course information. 2019 DATES Feb 20-21 (Wed-Thur) Nov 27-28 (Wed-Thur) Host: Jeremy James Duration: 2 days Times: 9.30-16.30 Ability: Basic > Intermediate Places are restricted to a maximum of 10 to ensure sufficient one-to-one attention. Please bring: Photographs/images/drawings of hares, towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your finished...
Learn how to create your own street scene. Figure stencils, typeface and a wide range of textural materials will enable you to create a finely detailed clay panel. You can work from one of Peter’s designs, bring in a photo of a specific building or just let your imagination run wild. Peter will show you how to add colour in your own time. No experience necessary. All materials and tools are provided. You can turn...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
Set in the picturesque wooded valley of Lamorna in West Cornwall, and only a 10 minute walk to the coast & Lamorna Cove, this 5 day Art Holiday allows time to create a beautiful piece of sculpture for your garden whilst enjoying the relaxing surroundings of the Lamorna area, which is steeped in art history. Be inspired by the woodland setting with the babbling stream running through the valley down to the sea at Lamorna...
London - Next course on 4th May 2019
This two day course is an introduction to sculpting and casting with Jesmonite. A versatile material formed from an acrylic-modified gypsum composite. A safe alternative to fibreglass and as a lightweight alternative to cast concrete. This two day course will explore the different applications of Jesmonite. Working with thixotrope, retardant and quadaxical glass. Participants will have the opportunity to work with Jesmonite hands on, constructing simple shapes through three basic forms of mould making. Day...
Join Brenda Burgess for this seasonal, unusual and joyous sculpting session. By the end of our time together you will have produced a ceramic Christmas wreath that will grace your festive table for years to come. All abilities truly welcome as are group enquiries. Firing available at small extra charge
The course provides a thorough experience of hand building techniques including, pinching, coiling, slabbing, press moulding and solid building. You will learn about form, joining clay, carving and texturing your clay sculptures and how to refine and finish your work. I make sculptural ceramics for interior and exterior spaces. I also make birdbaths, bonsai pots, platters, vases, wall pieces and murals. - anything that happens to be handbuilt! Clay is a wonderful tactile material that...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
This is a one day studio workshop, suitable for all abilities. Working with clays is a great introduction to build on your artistic skills.. In this workshop you will be shown the various techniques of coiling, pinching, slabbing, and how to create textures. You will be shown in a step by step instruction of how to create you sculpture, starting with a single block of clay. When your sculpture is complete you will be able...
Cleveland/Teesside/County Durham
Come along and create a beautiful ceramic tealight holder. This is a wonderfully relaxing workshop, bring along a friend or two. Alison will take you through the steps of rolling out, texturing and stamping, cutting out your tealight holder and preparing it ready for firing in the kiln. Two weeks later, you can decorate your tealight holder with ceramic glazes which will then be fired and be ready to collect (or posted) in 2 weeks...